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East Asia & the Pacific

IFC’s work in East Asia and the Pacific supports greater inclusion, green growth, and cross-border engagements. We back local capital markets, including through climate finance and green bonds.

In FY19, our long-term commitments in the region totaled about $3.6 billion, including $2.1 billion mobilized from other investors. Our clients disbursed 15.2 million loans to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises, totaling over $213 billion.

FY19 Development Results

Numbers at the left end of each bar are the total number of companies rated.

Project Financing and Portfolio, by Region

East Asia & the Pacific
$ millions, for the year ending June 30
Long-term investment commitments 1,575
Loans 1,197
Equity 171
Guarantees and risk management 208
Core mobilization* 2,061
Total commitments 3,636
Portfolio Exposure** for IFC's account 9,311
Committed portfolio for loan syndications*** 3,196
Total committed portfolio 12,507

* Including Loan Syndications (B-Loans, Parallel Loans, and MCPP Loans), IFC Initiatives, AMC, Other Mobilization by Decision, and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Mobilization, as applicable for this Region.
** Portfolio exposure is defined as the sum of the (i) committed exposure for IFC’s debt investments, (ii) fair market value of IFC’s equity investments, and (iii) total undisbursed equity commitments.
*** Including B-Loans, Agented Parallel Loans, MCPP Loans, Unfunded Risk Participations (URP), Credit Insurance Policies (CIP), and A-Loan Participations (ALPS).
1 Excludes individual country shares of regional and global projects.

Development Reach

East Asia & the Pacific Portfolio
  CY17 CY18
MSME loans (# of loans)1 16,256,278 15,166,171
MSME loans (amount in $ millions)1 209,695 213,091
Power generation (millions of people) 4.2 11.6
Water distribution (millions of people)2 9.6 9.7
Power distribution (millions of people)3 1.6 2.3
Phone connections (millions of people) 9.1 9.6
Farmers reached 712,237 877,852
Patients served 143,707 2,148,183
Students reached 48,589 323,982
Employment 554,214 364,399
Domestic purchase of goods and services ($ millions) 5,690 8,656
Payments to governments ($ millions) 1,758 2,377

1 Portfolio reach figures represent the micro, small, and medium outstanding loan portfolio of IFC's financial institution clients with MSME-oriented finance.
2 One client in East Asia & the Pacific contributed 6.8 million to water distribution customers reached.
3 One client in East Asia & the Pacific contributed 2.4 million gas distribution customers reached.

Largest Country Exposures

  Portfolio Exposure ($ millions)1
Rank within Region Country FY18 FY19
1 China 4,277 3,832
2 Vietnam 1,034 1,168
3 Indonesia 1,108 1,101

Based on IFC's account, as of June 30
1 Excludes individual country shares of regional and global projects.